In this module, we explore how Minecraft: Education Edition supports teaching and learning through a game-based interface that promotes creativity, collaboration, and problem-solving in an immersive environment where the only limit is the learner’s imagination.
How can new and immersive learning strategies and tools nurture a growth mindset in students, while emphasizing future-ready skills to help them thrive in jobs not yet invented?
- Explain how Minecraft: Education Edition supports students in collaborating, creating, and thinking critically.
- Identify the benefits of game-based learning when crafting learning experiences for students.
- Connect content standards and Minecraft: Education Edition to developing learning opportunities in the classroom.
In this module, you will learn at your own pace.
Watch Use the videos as a tool for learning.
Read Use the PDF documents and linked resources to build your knowledge.
Reflect Activate and deepen your understanding of the learning presented within the module.
Game-based learning: Game-based learning is the leveraging games for learning.
Gamification: Gamification is the application of game-design elements and game principles into non-game contexts.